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was supposed to play before the ceremony. We finally got up on a
little tiny podium, and Mrs. Johnson made a speech, Udall made
a speech and I made a speech, Mrs. Johnson touched a button,
and suddenly a 250 foot jet bottom spray of about 100 feet wide,
came into life at the end of Point. That's the picture.
Now, this I hope will be known as the Johnson Jet. I
It's the Point jet but it is
sometimes referred to as the Johnson Jet.
Why couldn't it be the Lasker Jet?
No, no, it was given anonymously. I gave it but I gave it
anonymously, through the committee. There's a bronze placque to
honor the President and Mrs. Johnson for their efforts to make the
environment of the United States more beautiful, or words to that
That was a new role for you, wasn't it, giving a speech?
Yes, but that Isn't so bad if it's short enough and
you've sot it written. I don't like to do it but I did it.
that we went back to the White
House and drank some wonderful kind of cinnamon tea or some
kind of spice tea, delicious, and ate sandwiches and all talked
to each other and had a very good time.
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